Delegation of the European Union to Somalia



Technical Assistance for Civil Society Capacity Building
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1.    Publication reference


2.    Procedure


3.    Programme title

Governance Consolidation Programme for Somalia (GOVCON)

4.    Financing

Financing agreement, FED/2017/38756

5.    Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission

6.    Nature of contract


7.    Contract description

The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the CSOs working in the governance and democratisation sector to mobilise Somali citizens to participate more effectively in democracy and governance reform processes through representation, participation, transparency and accountability (REPARTRAC)

8.    Indicative budget

EUR 1,500,000

9.    Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

October 2018

10. Additional information

The conclusion of the tender and the award of any contract is subject to the availability of funds and the adoption by the European Commission of the relevant addendum to the financing decision. The contracting authority reserves the right to cancel the tendering procedure at any time.

11. Legal basis[1

Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25 June 2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22 June 2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers of 20 June 2014.

Please be aware that after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the rules of access to EU procurement procedures of economic operators established in third countries will apply to candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom depending on the outcome of negotiations. In case such access is not provided by legal provisions in force at the time of contract award, candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom could be rejected from the procurement procedure.


There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.


[1] Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).

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